WSR 11-16-058

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS


[ Filed July 29, 2011, 9:05 a.m. ]

Reviser's note: The following material has not been adopted under the Administrative Procedure Act, chapter 34.05 RCW, but has been filed in the office of the code reviser and is published in the Register exactly as filed.

Following is chapter 137-69 WAC, Adult offender supervision--Interstate compact. This new chapter is submitted for publication in the Washington State Register and the Washington Administrative Code. Pertinent information follows:

1. Chapter 137-69 WAC, Adult offender supervision--Interstate compact, is adopted as of July 29, 2011.

2. The effective date of this chapter shall be August 29, 2011.

3. The statutory authority for this rule is RCW 72.01.090 and chapter 9.94A RCW.

4. I certify pursuant to RCW 34.05.030 that the rule as stated above is excluded from the Administrative Procedure Act.

Bernard Warner

Secretary

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Chapter 137-69 WAC

ADULT OFFENDER SUPERVISION -- INTERSTATE COMPACT


NEW SECTION
WAC 137-69-010   Definitions.   "Compact" means the interstate compact for adult offender supervision as codified in RCW 9.94A.745.

"Compact administrator" means the administrator in each compacting state responsible for the interstate compact.

"Compact commissioner" means the individual in each compacting state who is appointed under the terms of the interstate compact and who is the state's voting representative at meetings of the interstate commission of adult offender supervision.

"Deputy compact administrator" means the individual in each compacting state responsible for the administration and management of the state's supervision and transfer of offenders subject to the terms of the interstate compact.

"Offender" means an individual placed under, or made subject to, supervision as a result of the conviction of a criminal offense and released to the community under the jurisdiction of courts, paroling authorities, corrections, or other criminal justice agencies, and who is required to request transfer of supervision under the provisions of the interstate compact.

"Receiving state" means the state to which an offender requests transfer of supervision or is transferred.

"Sending state" means the state requesting the transfer of an offender, or which transfers supervision of an offender, under the terms of the compact and its rules.

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NEW SECTION
WAC 137-69-020   Interstate transfer application fee.   Unless a fee is waived by the interstate compact office of Washington state, an offender requesting to have his or her supervision transferred to another state pursuant to RCW 9.94A.745, shall pay a nonrefundable transfer application fee of one hundred dollars. The interstate compact office of Washington state will not process a transfer application until such fee has been paid.

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NEW SECTION
WAC 137-69-030   Manner and degree of supervision.   (1) Offenders transferred to Washington state under the interstate compact shall be supervised in a manner determined by Washington state and consistent with the supervision of other similar offenders sentenced in Washington state.

(2) Washington state shall impose a supervision fee on an offender whom the state accepts for supervision under the interstate compact.

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NEW SECTION
WAC 137-69-040   Closing of supervision.   The receiving state may close its supervision of an offender and cease supervision as provided in the interstate compact rules.

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